New Reporting Requirements for Bear Hunters
By angelamontana

Posted: April 11, 2020

With the ongoing need to follow social distancing directives, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is changing black bear reporting requirements for this hunting season.

For the spring black bear season, which starts April 15, all successful bear hunters are required to report their harvest through the FWP Harvest Reporting Line 1-877-FWP-WILD (1-877-397-9453) within 48 hours of harvest.

Unlike in years past, FWP will not require or conduct a carcass inspection, hide seal or tooth collection.

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